European console and PC game sales fall 7.1% over 2021

At a glance:

159 million console and PC games were sold across tracked European markets in 2022, a drop of 7.1% over the year before.

This is according to the latest GSD data, which tracks physical and digital game sales across Europe. It tracks all physical sales in major European countries (see list below), and digital sales from most major AAA publishers (the main exception is Nintendo, which doesn’t share digital data) in every territory across Europe. The data does not include games from indie teams.

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